Saito Miuna (斎藤美海), also simply known as Miuna (みうな), is a Japanese model, actress, columnist, and former pop singer. She was a member of the Hello! Project group Country Musume from 2003 to 2007 and the Hello! Project futsal team Gatas Brilhantes H.P. from September 2003 to July 2005 as number 4.
She is currently signed under the agency Prestige and works as a love columnist for 4MEEE.
She graduated from Hello! Project on January 28 at the Hello! Project 2007 Winter ~Shuuketsu! 10th Anniversary~ tour finale along with fellow Country Musume member Asami. In her graduation announcement comments she said that she looks forward to following new dreams, but would always treasure her time in Country Musume and the love the fans gave them.
In October 2014, Saito became the leader of a "priestess idol" group named Amazones, but she withdrew from the group a month later.
As of 2015, she is signed as a model and actress under the agency Prestige.
In March 2017, she began writing love columns for the site 4MEEE.
In May 2021, Sponichi.co.jp had an interview with Saito, where she talked about going to drinking parties and having sexual relationships in her transformation after leaving Country Musume. She is now a high-end romance advisor and real estate seller.
- Stage Name: Miuna (みうな)
- Birth Name: Saito Miuna (斎藤美海)
- Birthdate: February 12, 1987
- Birthplace: Kikugawa, Shizuoka, Japan
- Blood Type: O
- Height: 160 cm (5 ft 2.9 in)?
- Western Zodiac: Aquarius
- Eastern Zodiac: Rabbit
- Hello! Project Groups:
- Country Musume (2003-2007)
- Shuffle Units:
- H.P. All Stars (2004)
- Concert Units:
- Other Groups:
Discography Featured In
- [2007.01.30] Miuna Note (みうなノート)
- She went to Tokoha Gakuen Kikugawa High School, but dropped out.
- As a member of Gatas Brilhantes H.P., she scored a penalty that won them a title.
- She has the same last name as former Hello Pro Kenshuusei member Saito Kana.
- Miuna was supposed to become a soloist within Hello! Project, but was added to Country Musume instead.
|Youngest member of Country Musume
2003 – 2007
|Leader of Amazones
2014 – Present
- "元カントリー娘。みうな、卒業後の人生を反省!?" (in Japanese). The Television. 2015-11-04.
- "私がアマゾネスを選んだ理由。斎藤美海" (in Japanese). Amazones official blog. 2014-10-20.
- Prestige Profile
- 4MEEE Profile
- Official YouTube Channel
- Social Media: Instagram, Twitter, Blogger (inactive)